Last week saw the inception of Asia’s first Asian Music Conference, and apart from being a massive step forward for Asia’s music festival scene, the event uncovered a host of details regarding the country’s continued boom.

hosted discussion between the world’s industry leaders.

And China’s understanding of size is grossly skewed. According to Taj Bola of

AM Only’s Matt Rodriguez was in attendance, and sees the Asian boom

“It seems there are new festivals popping up every week in Asia, but we’re noticing that a lot of them are cookie-cutter copies of overseas festivals. In the US, we’ve seen that this leads to over-saturation and that many festivals fall by the wayside, but the cream always rises to the top and the best ones usually survive.”


H/T South China Morning Post